Events

You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.

To find an event near you just select your branch area (see In Your Area to find the closest branch to you) and then click the Filter button. You can also refine your selection using the Categories on the left-hand panel.

 

The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.

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Cumbria: Moths at Allithwaite Quarry

Friday 18th August 2017: dusk till late
Allithwaite Quarry, Allithwaite, Grange-over-Sands

Join the Cumbria Branch for a late summer visit to this site near Grange-over-Sands, where well over moth 100 species have already been recorded. Subject to cancellation if wet, cold or windy...

Grayling

Dorset: Upton Heath Moths and Butterflies

Friday 18th August 2017, 9.00am-1.00pm
Upton Heath near Poole

Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust at 9am for an inspection of the overnight moth trap, followed at 11am by a butterfly walk looking for Grayling butterflies and other wildlife.

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East Scotland: Course - Highland Butterflies and Moths

Friday 18th to Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Kindrogan Field Centre, Perthshire

This Field Studies Council course in Perthshire will consist of illustrated talks with colour slides to show the special species found in the Scottish Highlands, their unique habitats and ecology. There will be daytime field visits to...

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Suffolk: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 19th August 2017: 10.30am
SWT Trimley Marshes, south-east of Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Branch on a long walk exploring SWT Trimley Marshes, local lanes and footpaths...

Scotch Argus

Glasgow And SW Scotland: Scotch Argus Butterfly Walk

Saturday 19th August 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Castle Douglas, Mossdale

Join the Dumfries & Galloway sub-group of the Glasgow and South West Scotland Branch on a walk where we hope to see Scotch Argus butterflies & much else.

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Dorset: Guided Walk - Weymouth Relief Road

Saturday 19th August 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm
Weymouth, DT3

Join us on this visit to some newly created chalk downland habitat, where more than 20 species of butterfly have already been recorded...

Small Heath

Cornwall: Field Trip

Sunday 20th August 2017: 10.30am
Gwennap Head and Porthgwarra, near Land's End

Join the Cornwall Branch at this beautiful location west of Porthcurno which boasts an abundance of butterflies, including Graylings, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries, Clouded Yellows, Small Heaths and many more. You might also spot a Chough...

Silver-spotted Skipper

Dorset: Guided Walk - Fontmell Down

Sunday 20th August 2017, 11.00am-4.00pm
Fontmell Near Shaftesbury

Join the Dorset Branch and Wiltshire Branch at this joint event near Shaftesbury to find the Silver-spotted Skipper and other species...

Adonis Blue

Dorset: Butterfly Walk on Ballard Down

Sunday 20th August 2017, 11.00am-1.30pm
Swanage

Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust on a visit to enjoy the butterflies of Ballard Down, including the second brood of Adonis Blue...

Peacock Butterfly

Cumbria: Late Summer Butterflies Of Kendal

Sunday 20th August 2017, 10am-1pm
Kendal Golf Course

Join the Cumbria Branch for a walk where we hope to see Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Comma, Painted Lady, Red Admiral and other late summer butterflies...

Silver-spotted Skipper

Kent: Lydden Down

Sunday 20th August 2017: 10.30am
Lydden Down, Kent Wildlife Trust Reserve

Join the Kent Branch at this Kent Wildlife Trust reserve, where we hope to see Silver-spotted Skipper and other downland species of butterflies.

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Devon: Field Trip

Sunday 20th August 2017: 11.00am
Fontmell Down Nr. Shaftesbury Dorset

Join the Devon Branch on a butterfly walk with the hope of seeing the rare Silver-spotted Skipper as well as …

Adonis Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Sunday 20th August 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Denbies Hillside, Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Denbies Hillside; target: Adonis Blue, Silver-spotted Skipper

Brown Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Wednesday 23rd August 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Bookham Common

Join the Surrey Branch for a repeat of last week's field trip to Bookham Common; another chance to see Brown Hairstreak.

Wall

Dorset: Guided Walk At Osmington

Friday 25th August 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
Osmington, east Of Weymouth

Enjoy a leisurely coastal downland and country lane walk with the Dorset branch. We shall be looking for at least 15 species of butterfly, including Adonis Blue and Wall...

Brown Hairstreak

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Saturday 26th August 2017: 10.30am
Noar Hill, south-west of Farnham

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Banch fon a walk at this Hants & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (HIOWWT) site near Alton, where we are aiming to see Brown Hairstreak, Brown Argus and Clouded Yellow butterflies...

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Highlands And Islands: Seed Collecting Workshop

Saturday 26th August 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Talla nan Ros, King Street, Kingussie

This practical workshop will look at how to gather, store and propagate seed. We will meet at Talla nan Ros for an introduction before travelling out in shared cars to RSPB Insh Marshes and Newtonmore for seed collection. Then returning to Talla nan Ros for the rest of the workshop.

Brown Hairstreak

Kent: Field Trip to West Sussex

Sunday 27th August 2017: 11am
Steyning, West Sussex

Join the Kent Branch on a field trip to see the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in West Sussex.

Brown Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 29th August 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Newdigate Brickworks, South Of Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Newdigate Brickworks; target: Brown Hairstreak

Blue

Lincolnshire: Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 30th August 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit, Near Bardney

Work Party at Snakeholme Pit: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies.

Brown Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Thursday 31st August 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Blindley Heath, Godstone

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Blindley Heath; target: Brown Hairstreak

Moths

Glasgow And SW Scotland: Moth (& Bat) Evening

Friday 1st September 2017, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE

Come along to see how we trap & record moths and find out why we do it. Clyde Bat Group are also attending, to take you on a bat walk & tell you all about bats.